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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

I just saw this video, which was made in response to an expecting mother’s e-mail, and thought I’d share 🙂

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Pope_Francis_in_March_2013

Pope Francis’ general intentions for the month of September, 2014:

Down_SyndromeThat the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.

Please Lord, let it be so.

Image from Wikipedia

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potato on a stickIn case you’re wondering, this is a potato on a stick.

I work with adults with developmental disabilities.  One of the individuals I work with happens to be artistically oriented.  He made this for me to take home a few days back.

Just thought I’d share!

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Here is an inspiring interview with Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche International.  L’Arche is an organization of communities for people with developmental disabilities, and is founded on a profound philosophy of love and acceptance.

This clip is from the 1996 BBC documentary “Everyman: Science Friction.”

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